Shapeshifter. Comedian. Runt. Earthling. Amethyst was introduced as the fun-seeking, free spirit of the Crystal Gems, but five seasons have peeled away her scruffy outer shell and revealed the deeply self-critical Gem underneath. Amethyst was designed to fit into a very specific cartoon archetype: the troublemaker. Despite being millennia old, Amethyst acted like a teenage […]
Apple & Onion’s limited run may be over, but there are plenty of tasty tidbits from the Foodiverse to dwell on. Here are ten of our favorites. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.
Over the intensely emotional 13 episode arc of Jessica Jones Season 2, Jessica comes to a much-needed truce with her inner demons. That growth comes at a cost, though. Nearly everyone in her life dies or betrays her in a bad way. Below there are SPOILERS for Jessica Jones Season 2. You have been warned. Read […]
The season 2 finale of The Good Place ended with a twist, a memory wipe, and a complete shift in the status quo. While those statements refer equally to both the show’s seasons, they couldn’t feel more different. Dumped back into their mortal lives, the humans must now prove they can become better people in The […]
How can one write a review for Stranger Things 2? No really, I’m asking because I have no idea how to force all of my feelings into coherent thoughts. I tried skimming some other reviews, but personally I don’t care for others’ opinions impacting my own, and I was seeing a lot of comments like […]
This week the fifth episode of Star Trek: Discover “Choose Your Pain” introduced a same sex couple – Stamets and Culber – which is being hailed as an amazing moment for LGBTQ+ representation. I’ve been thinking about the portrayal of this same sex couple and why I am at once very pleased with it, but also […]
For the past week we’ve been running a Star Trek: Discovery vs The Orville poll, asking our readers which show they’re watching. The results aren’t exactly surprising, but the feedback received is telling. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.
A flood of true fanning and gatekeeping has come with the introduction Star Trek: Discovery, most of it aimed at new fans of the popular science fiction franchise. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.
Part one of my “Game of Toxic Masculinity” panel report from Dragon Con 2017 wrapped up with a discussion of show runners Benioff and Weiss and how their own toxic masculinity effects the series. In that discussion I touched on Loras and how they portrayed his sexuality, and so I’ll begin part two by exploring […]
I’ve been lucky enough to take part in many Game of Thrones panels at Dragon Con throughout the years – every year since 2012, in fact – but this year, the new High Fantasy track really went above and beyond with their Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones offerings, including an awesome panel called […]